Search Engine Engineer

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What We Need:
We are looking for someone to improve our search results. Candidates should be comfortable with search engine configuration and with identifying and matching products from different vendors. In order to do this efficiently, we encourage applicants to have experience with APIs, as this allows our site to interact with different points of different e-commerce sites.

? Experience with NoSQL (MongoDB, Redis, etc.)
? Some experience with natural language processing
? Machine learning
? Data analysis and computational linguistics
? 2+ years of analytics, data mining, predictive/mathematical modeling experience
? Proficiency with common languages used in statistical analysis (R, Python, etc.)
? Proficiency in OO programming (C, C++, etc.)
? An excellent understanding of object-oriented programming and software design patterns
? Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
? Experience writing and optimizing algorithms

Desired, but NOT Required:
? Work experience building search engines
? Previous work with Apache Lucene and ElasticSearch
? Enthusiasm for Agile processes (Scrum, Kanban, TDD, XP, etc.)
? Familiarity with version control systems (SVN, Git, etc.)
? Dedication to unit testing, code review, and other quality-oriented practices
? Experience with data visualization and GPU computation
? Bachelor degree in Computer Science or related field (or equivalent experience)

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